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Rashard Lewis # 7
POSITION
Forward
HEIGHT
6-10
WEIGHT
215 lbs
COLLEGE/CLASS
Alief Elsik HS '98
DRAFTED
Sonics '98 - 2(32)
BIRTHDATE
08/08/79
The longest-tenured player on the Sonics roster, Rashard Lewis has come a long ways from the 18-year-old who was the last person left in the "Green Room" at the 1998 Draft as he surprisingly fell out of the first round. Lewis was finally taken out of Alief Elsik High School by the Sonics with the Draft's 32nd pick, a move neither side would regret. Lewis forced his way into the starting lineup by the end of his second season and was the team's second-leading scorer in the 2000 Playoffs. Lewis improved his scoring average during each of his first five NBA seasons and has become a versatile scorer as dangerous from behind the three-point line (he's twice competed in the NBA's Three-Point Shootout) as he is using his 6-10 size to post up smaller defenders. Lewis' development resulted in the fourth 50-point performance in Sonics history in Japan on Oct. 31, 2003 and his first All-Star appearance in 2005 in Denver. On March 13, 2007, Lewis passed Gary Payton to become the Sonics all-time leader in three-pointers. He also ranks in the franchise's top five in points and minutes and was voted to the Sonics 40th Anniversary Team.
Player Headlines
March 15, 2007
Lewis Making History With Sonics
February 9, 2007
Lewis Will Play, Start
December 22, 2006
Sonics Lose Lewis for Eight Weeks
December 22, 2006
Lewis Will Undergo Hand Surgery
October 19, 2006
Lewis Has Grown Up Before Seattle's Eyes
October 4, 2006
Lewis Ready to Take Next Step
October 26, 2005
Lewis Looking for All-Star Repeat
August 20, 2005
Jamal Crawford and Rashard Lewis Celebrity Softball Gallery
August 19, 2005
Sonics Q&A: Rashard Lewis
May 19, 2005
Lewis to Miss Game 6
May 14, 2005
Lewis '50-50' for Game 4
April 5, 2005
No Serious Injury for Lewis
February 18, 2005
Allen, Lewis on All-Star Weekend
February 9, 2005
Allen, Lewis Take Different Paths to All-Star Game
February 8, 2005
Allen, Lewis Named All-Stars
December 20, 2004
Lewis an All-Star On and Off the Court
October 27, 2004
Consistency Key For Lewis
November 27, 2003
Lewis Receives NBA Community Assist Award
November 3, 2003
Lewis Named Player of the Week
October 15, 2003
Young Fella No More
October 10, 2003
2003-04 Preview: Rashard Lewis
June 2, 2003
2002-03 in Review: Rashard Lewis
September 19, 2002
Sonics Re-Sign Lewis
June 19, 2002
2001-02 in Review: Rashard Lewis
June 19, 2002
2001-02 Photo Gallery: Rashard Lewis
June 19, 2002
Getting to Know Rashard Lewis
November 26, 2001
Sonics 101: Rashard Lewis
August 2, 2000
Sonics Re-Sign Lewis
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